EYFS Learning Log
Monitor, assess and record development progress, and meet the learning and development requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS 2021). Based on the Development Matters guidance. Includes Prime Area / Early Learning Goal CHECKPOINTS, COETL Logs, Review Summaries and Parent Information Sheet.
Suitable for use by ALL Education and Early Years Providers registered in ENGLAND including childminders, nurseries and teachers.
Supports the NEW EYFS 2021 Statutory Framework!
For the current framework which applies until August 2021 refer to the Early Years Outcomes EYFS Progress Tracker
This EYFS Learning Log resource pack will assist you with monitoring, assessing and recording the development progress of children in relation to the learning and development requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
This learning log follows Development Matters – the Non-statutory curriculum guidance for the early years foundation stage and is suitable for use by all Education and Early Years Providers registered in England including childminders, nurseries and teachers.
Taking the focus away from tick box trackers, this learning log allows you to record development progress information alongside relevant observation statements and examples as detailed in the Development Matters guidance.
⭐ Clearly view Observation Statements alongside Examples to Support Progress for each learning area and age group
⭐ Record dates for specific milestones and achievements or note down further ideas to plan next steps
⭐ Consider children’s interests and how individual children learn best – Characteristics of Effective Learning and Teaching
⭐ Check development against Prime Area Check Points or Early Learning Goals and record progress as ‘Emerging‘, ‘Developing‘ or ‘Secure‘.
Choose to complete as a Learning Log Booklet (0 to 3 years, 3 years to Reception and 0 to Reception versions are provided) or use sections of the resource pack individually as you require to assess learning and record progress.
The Learning Log Booklets or individual sections of the resource may be completed and shared digitally using a computer, tablet or smart phone or printed out and completed by hand.
- Front Cover
- Parent / Carer Information Sheet – explains purpose of Learning Log, the learning and development requirements of the EYFS, the Areas of Learning and Development, the Characteristics of Effective Learning and Teaching, and the Early Learning Goals.
- Characteristics of Effective Learning and Teaching log sheets – use to record and understand children’s individual learning styles
- Prime and Specific Learning Area Logsheets for all age groups – 0 to 18months/3 years, 3 and 4 years, reception level
Includes Prime Area Checkpoints and Early Learning Goal indicators – check development and record progress as ‘Emerging’, ‘Developing’ or ‘Secure’.
- Review Summaries – provide an overall summary of a child’s progress within each learning area / learning area aspect. Share progress with parents on a regular basis and add ideas to support next steps.
Also includes Examples and User Guide!
NOTE: Observation Statements are taken from Development Matters and cover the types of development milestones to be looking for within each learning area. They are useful to gather an overall impression of development progress and may assist in making best-fit judgements about whether a child is showing typical development for their age, may be at risk of delay, or is ahead for their age. The Observation Statements should not be used as a tick list and children should not be expected to meet every single outcome.
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All of the forms in this pack are supplied as PDF Forms. You can choose to print them out and complete by hand or use your computer / tablet to enter information before printing or sharing digitally with parents.
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